A Weekend Getaway To The Harbor, Plus A $500 Giveaway

Hey curvy girls all over the world,

I’ve been working so hard lately that I decided to take a break this month. It’s actually the perfect time because my son is out of school. We just shipped him off down south for the summer. So, this meant that the next couple of weeks I would be free. I’ve been working very hard lately and felt a break was needed. Back in May I went to Arizona. Since then, I’ve been home working with no breaks.  Although I did go away in May, I felt as if I needed another getaway. A summer getaway. This time, a short one. I decided to take a road trip to Maryland.

(Giveaway details at the end of the post)

You guys know that I have family in Maryland and consider it my second home. Normally I just go to my family’s house and hangout. However, I wanted this trip to be more fun. I wanted to feel like a tourist on my summer getaway. So, I decided to pack up my suitcase and book a ticket on Amtrak and head to Maryland. There’s nothing like a weekend getaway to rejuvenate your spirit.

Elliptical DressWhenever I travel, typically, I have on a pair of heels and leggings or a dress. This time, I wanted to be cute and casual. I arrived in Maryland wearing an elliptical t-shirt dress and lace up sandals from J.Jill. The dress was super comfy. I loved the relaxed look because I could easily move around in it.

These lace up peep toe sandals from J.Jill are the BOMB. Not only were they comfortable, they were so darn cute. I kept getting compliments on them.

SandalsThe next day, I headed to Baltimore to checkout some of the scenery. I visited the famous Montebello Lake to watch the sunset. It was so beautiful and serene there. I slipped on a pair of slim ankle white jeans from J.Jill and tencel sleeveless indigo shirt. For a little added flair, I rolled the jeans up.

Indigo Tencel Top, White JeansIn addition, I tied the indigo shirt above my waist. I must say that the jeans fit so good. They were comfortable. J.Jill has jeans that go up to a size 28W in plus. 

On Saturday, I headed down to the Baltimore Inner Harbor. I rocked a tencel indigo shirtdress, which is so cute.

Tencel Indigo Print Shirtdress

I also stopped by Baltimore’s famous Rita’s for one of their cherry Italian ices.Then on Sunday, I went full tourist mode and strolled downtown Baltimore. For this day, I wore the white jeans again. This time, I rocked the jeans with an ikat diamond print blouse from J.Jill.

Ikat Print Blouse

I also went back over to the harbor to checkout the boats. 

The weather was pretty good. It was hot but not humid. I was having such a great day.

I stayed at the harbor until the sunset. Oh and what beautiful sunset it was. Sometimes you need to just get away. Even if its by yourself. Your spirit needs to be rejuvenated. Now that I am heading back home, I feel refreshed and ready to continue the work I’ve been doing.  This summer getaway was truly needed.

I loved all the pieces I wore from J.Jill. They offer plus sizes from a 16W-28W. If you are looking for basic stylish and comfy pieces, then check them out. To help jumpstart your summer getaway, I am giving away a $500 giftcard for you to shop at J.Jill.

Giveaway Rules

a Rafflecopter giveaway

You can shop all the J.Jill pieces I wore and more at J.Jill.com


*This post was done in partnership with J.Jill. All opinions are my own.


  1. July 18, 2017 / 5:02 pm

    Great post! Loved the J Jill outfits for casual wear!!

  2. July 18, 2017 / 7:51 pm

    Every piece you selected looked wonderful on you. I never knew J.Jill offered plus sizes and now I’m intrigued enough, because of the outfits you wore, to check out these clothes! Thanks! I needed a wardrobe overhaul!

  3. July 18, 2017 / 8:03 pm

    I’ve always looked at the stuff on J. Jill but now I might just get something. Really love that gray tshirt dress.

  4. July 18, 2017 / 8:36 pm

    Great looks! I’m definitely going too check out the website.

  5. July 18, 2017 / 8:49 pm

    We played tourist in Baltimore for Our anniversary last fall. You’ve given me ideas for the next time we go! Love all of your outfits too!

  6. July 18, 2017 / 11:19 pm

    I love all of your looks! It’s so fun, comfy, cute and fashionable! My next place of travel would be out of the country….soooo GREECE!!! I hear it’s beautiful out there!

  7. July 19, 2017 / 5:52 am

    I think a trip to St. Louis would be fun

  8. July 19, 2017 / 1:58 pm

    Love the beautiful women in such stylish clothing. As a plus size lady my entire life I have only recently started thinking of myself 151st for a change. At 56 yrs old I might be starting out late in life but I’m really enjoying the plus side models weari,g beautiful clothing. It helps for ideas of what I could wear. Also I don’t feel like I no longer have to hide behind oversized t-shirts and baggy pants. Emboldment is awesome. Keep styling ladies. Love love love

  9. July 19, 2017 / 6:22 pm

    Cute outfit choices! Never heard of j Jill will have to check them out

  10. July 19, 2017 / 6:33 pm

    I would like to go to Washington to see the forests and get out of the southern heat!

  11. July 19, 2017 / 10:14 pm

    I would like to go to VA Beach.

  12. July 23, 2017 / 2:54 pm

    That t-shirt dress is awesome and looks fab! And you have THE best shoes!

  13. July 24, 2017 / 2:40 pm

    I’ve been wanting to visit Thailand for the longest time. My dad is from there and the last time I was went, I was only 1 years old.

  14. July 26, 2017 / 8:08 pm

    The T shirt dress looks so much better on you than the JJIll Model. I passed it up until I saw you wearing it. Thank you for your blog.

  15. July 27, 2017 / 9:22 am

    Love your blog and JJill!! You look amazing in all these outfits! I’m definitely adding these to my cart!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *